OPPORTUNITY TO PARTNER WITH SENIOR EXECUTIVES AND A DYNAMIC AND GROWING MEDICAL GROUP
The Centra Medical Group (CMG) is a part of the Centra Healthcare System, a regional nonprofit healthcare system based in Lynchburg, Virginia. CMG is a network of local family practices, primary care physicians, and medical and surgical specialists. With 175 employed physicians, specialists and surgeons covering the greater Lynchburg area, the Centra Medical Group provides the community with primary care physicians, cardiologists, cardiothoracic surgeons, gerontologists, neurosurgeons, physiatrists, psychiatrists, therapists and urologists.
Centra Medical Group is seeking a Senior Counsel to assist the CMG Leaders by providing legal consultation and advice regarding CMG legal and business matters, complex transactions, operational and regulatory issues; receiving and directing legal, compliance, business and risk concerns to appropriate parties for resolution; initiating communications regarding changes to the regulatory and legal landscape; assisting with the development and revision of policies and procedures that impact providers and the physician practices; and ensuring the CMG Board, management and the workforce achieve high levels of compliance with the law and with Centra/CMG’s policies while supporting Centra/CMG’s mission. Reporting to the General Counsel of Centra Healthcare System, the Senior Counsel for CMG will be responsible for ensuring that all employment contracts with healthcare providers and others, independent contractor arrangements, leases and equipment contracts, third party vendor contracts, and contracts regarding mergers and acquisitions comply with all applicable laws and regulations and with Centra/CMG policies, are supported by documentation to meet federal and state requirements and Centra/CMG policy, and that all contracts and supporting documentation are timely and appropriately entered into the contract management system.
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
An outstanding record of achievement with at least 12 years legal experience with healthcare law and experience with physician practices and medical groups of moderate size between 100 and 500 members.
Ideally, seven years of legal experience executing physician/medical groups contracts, valuation and compensation models.
Ability to work independently and to interact with colleagues at all levels in the organization. Knowledge of state and federal healthcare laws and regulations.
Ability to clearly articulate the legal risk as it pertains to a medical group practice and more generally healthcare risks. Specific experience with interpreting and managing Fair Market Value determinations as it pertains to a medical group practice.
Ability to influence with credibility, analysis and judgment. Ability to prioritize tasks while managing multiple projects with various deadlines.
Excellent proofreading and editing skills.
Experience using Microsoft applications, specifically Word, Excel, and PowerPoint. Ability to interact effectively via remote connections such as video conferencing and Skype.